Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah



It really makes the planning process easy when a creative boy turns his special day into a
multi-sport, fun-filled celebration where the theme left no doubt who was number one. Welcome
to Charlie’s starting lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah party!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


Guests arrived at West Hartford Town Hall to find their table assignments grouped by every
imaginable (and some unimaginable!) competitive sports around — from Ping Pong to Curling
and everything in between.

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


The sign-in board featured that amazing foam finger logo emphasizing the theme of the day:
togetherness in honoring the guest of honor.

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


The room was colorful and welcoming for “athletes” from all realms of competition.

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography

Did we mention there were giant foam fingers everywhere? Yes, maybe we did!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


The mitzvah boy chose the “Competitive Eating” table as his own — look out Joey Chesnut!


Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


One centerpiece featured gnarly recycled skateboard wheels!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


We even found enough room for the Sumos inside this vase!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


For the traditional chair lifting, the foam fingers all pointed to the man of the hour!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


This wonderfully creative ice cream bar was furnished by Russell’s Creative Global Cuisine.


Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


Not that anyone will soon forget this awesome event, but young party guests received these great
long-sleeve hoodies as a memento.

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography


It was a pleasure planning this party for a wonderful young man. Charlie, you’re truly number 1!

Charlie’s Starting Lineup: A No. 1-themed Bar Mitzvah Party
Photo credit: Shana Sureck Photography

Easy! Done! Enjoy!


Plan-it Vicki is the brainchild of Vicki Ross, an experienced Event Planner located in Avon, a suburb
of Hartford, Connecticut. Vicki has created wonderful celebrations all over Connecticut, New York
and Massachusetts. She and her staff provide services for small, intimate dinner parties as well
as large, full-scale events such as weddings and bar and bat mitzvahs.
For help with your next event contact Plan-it Vicki 

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